[Sugar-devel] Removing the 'Erase' options from activity righ click menu

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Fri May 22 05:36:52 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Yeah, we made easy deleting activities, including Browse, because we
> thought we had made easy enough to update them.

Yes. And also, because it's very easy to install new activities.

People patching Sugar to remove 'erase' are changing one problem for
another. When children discover how to install activities, they'll
install *a lot of them* and fill up their storage space (it's happened
a lot in Uruguay). The solution is to show them how to delete them, so
you don't want to disable it :-)

The right solution may be in having a configurable list of 'core'
activities that the UI won't offer 'erase' for. Browse.xo belongs
there surely.


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